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Hwang, David Henry 1957-

Overview
Works: 202 works in 438 publications in 6 languages and 13,343 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Musicals  Librettos  Interviews  History  Music  Radio plays 
Roles: Librettist, Author of screenplay, Interviewee, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Other, Director, Interviewer, Commentator, Adapter, Instrumentalist
Classifications: PS3558.W83, 812.54
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Most widely held works by David Henry Hwang
M. Butterfly by David Henry Hwang ( Book )
40 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and Danish and held by 2,136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the text of the 1988 Tony Award-winning play in which diplomat Rene Gallimard, a captive of the French government, relives his twenty-year affair with a beautiful, elusive Chinese actress who turned out to be not only a spy, but a man in disguise, and includes comments by the author
Possession by Neil LaBute ( Visual )
24 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and French and held by 1,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roland is an academic researcher who discovers some important letters written by a famous Victorian poet, Randolph Henry Ash. Ash was presumed to have been totally devoted to his wife, but Roland finds letters written to another unnamed woman, and soon determines that the intended recipient was another, less well-known poet, Christabel LaMotte. Roland contacts Maud, an expert on LaMotte's life and work. Despite her skepticism, the two begin to investigate, and uncover a wealth of information about the affair between the two poets
Trying to find Chinatown : the selected plays by David Henry Hwang ( Book )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A major collection by the preeminent Asian-American playwright
Golden child by David Henry Hwang ( Book )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Creating his most personal and emotional work to date, David Henry Hwang draws on the true stories told to him by his grandmother of his great-grandfather's break with Confucian tradition by his conversion to Christianity, and the eventual unbinding of his daughter's feet. Golden Child explores the impact of these decisions on each of his great-grandfather's three wives, and succeeding generations
FOB and other plays by David Henry Hwang ( Book )
6 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chinglish a play by David Henry Hwang ( )
6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Chinglish is a hilarious comedy about the challenges of doing business in a country whose language - and underlying cultural assumptions - can be worlds apart from those of the West. The play tells the adventures of Daniel, an American business-everyman from the Midwest, who hopes to establish his family's sign-making business in China, only to learn what is lost and found intranslation." --from back cover
Elton John and Tim Rice's Aida original Broadway cast recording by Elton John ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2000 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This compact disc includes songs that were written by Elton John and Tim Rice for an original musical for Disney. The songs included here are merely a selection of songs written for the musical and are not identical to the ones that will be used on stage
Ainadamar by Osvaldo Golijov ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A stirring tale of political and artistic courage. Dawn Upshaw sings the role created for her as she reminisces about the martyred Spanish writer Federico Garcia Lorca in a series of flamenco-drenched dream-like flashbacks
M. Butterfly by David Cronenberg ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A French civil service officer risks and then abandons everything in his life in his obsessive pursuit of a enigmatic Chinese opera diva who harbors a secret
Aida by Elton John ( )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
M. Butterfly a drama by David Henry Hwang ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inspired by an actual espionage scandal, a French diplomat discovers the startling truth about his Chinese mistress
Flower drum song; a musical play by C. Y Lee ( Book )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Text and lyrics of a Broadway musical
Broken promises : four plays by David Henry Hwang ( Book )
4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Flower drum song by Richard Rodgers ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A revived musical hit of Rodgers and Hammerstein in 1958. Due to the depiction of Chinese-Americans in San Francisco having come under criticism, the playwright, David Henry Hwang rewrote the book, shuffling the order of the songs to fit his purpose and completely recontextualizing them in the process. This musical is centering the action on the Golden Pearl Theater
The Lost empire ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In an ancient manuscript written hundreds of years ago lie the answers to all of history's questions ... Now, a scholar (Thomas Gibson) has come to seek the truth and save the world. His epic adventure begins by a 'chance' meeting with Kwan Ying (Bai Ling), a beautiful goddess who takes him on a mission to rescue the manuscript--or face the world's end. In Nick's attempt to save the world, he must first free the powerful Monkey King (Russell Wong), a god who has been trapped for 500 years. Together they battle against an army of demons and other creations of evil. Nick must fight to save the world, rescue the manuscript, and learn the way of the noble warrior."--Container insert
Tarzan the Broadway musical : original Broadway cast recording by Phil Collins ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Yellow face by David Henry Hwang ( )
8 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In this mock-documentary play, David Henry Hwang puts himself center stage, as he uses the controversy over color-blind casting for Miss Saigon and the racially motivated federal investigation of his own father to explore Asian identity and the ever-changing definition of what it is to be an American." --Book Jacket
1000 airplanes on the roof by Philip Glass ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The main character named "M" recalls encounters with extra-terrestrial life forms, including their message, "It is better to forget, it is pointless to remember. No one will believe you. You will have spoken a heresy. You will be outcast."
1000 airplanes on the roof : a science fiction music-drama by Philip Glass ( Book )
6 editions published in 1989 in English and Danish and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
David Henry Hwang ( )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
David Henry Hwang has experienced stereotyping firsthand. Today, he dedicates his work as a successful dramatist to dispelling those hackneyed portrayals of Asian-Americans that he encountered in his youth. In this program, ABC News correspondent John Yang interviews the Tony Award-winning playwright who brought M. Butterfly to Broadway and whose latest effort, a contemporary version of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Flower Drum Song, renovates and reshapes the roles of the characters in the musical
 
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Hwang, David.
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ウォン, デイヴィッド・ヘンリー
Languages
English (189)
Spanish (4)
French (3)
German (2)
Danish (2)
Japanese (1)
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